Most of us probably think of the U.S. Postal Service as, well, the Postal Service. You know — mail carriers and post offices.
But, behind every postage stamp is the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) – an agency that does its own thing, mandated to protect each one of our holiday cards and packages. And the agency is warning Americans that if we’re not vigilant, the next few weeks could turn into Unhappy Holidays at the hands of postal thieves.
To ensure that your mail and packages get to their rightful destinations, USPIS says the public can do seven simple things.